Curis, Inc. Announces Genentech, Inc.’s Initiation of Phase II Clinical Trial in Advanced Ovarian Cancer with Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitor

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS), a drug development company seeking to develop next generation proprietary targeted medicines for cancer treatment, today announced that its collaborator Genentech has initiated a Phase II clinical trial of GDC-0449, an orally-administered small molecule Hedgehog pathway inhibitor, as a maintenance therapy for ovarian cancer patients in second or third complete remission. Under the companies’ collaboration agreement, Curis will receive a $3 million cash payment from Genentech.

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